Marrone Bio Innovations announces U.S. EPA Approval of Regalia and Stargus for Hemp  

Marrone Bio Innovations Inc. (MBI), an international leader in sustainable bio- protection and plant health solutions, today announced that two of its bio-fungicide products — Stargus and Regalia — have been approved by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for indoor and outdoor use ...Read more


Coromandel International achieves 20% gain on unique grade products

One of India's largest phosphate fertilizer companies, Coromandel International has received an increase of 20 percent, thanks to the company's focus on bringing unique grade products and rising backward integration. These grade products, which usually fetched higher margins, have contributed to the 38 percent t...Read more


Bionema launches biocompatible wetting agent for biopesticides

NemaSpreader® is a specialist wetting agent that helps beneficial nematodes to spread and thrive, with the aim of controlling soil and foliar insect pests. Having proven its efficacy as part of Bionema’s unique solution of NemaTrident® nematode products, NemaSpreader® is now available as a stand-...Read more


Crystal Crop acquires 3 insecticide brands from Corteva  Agriscience

Agro-chemical firm Crystal Crop Protection Ltd  has recently  stated that it has acquired three insecticide brands from US-based Corteva  Agriscience, which will help the company to generate an additional revenue of about Rs 50 crore annually. The company has seven manufacturing plants in Gujarat, ...Read more


Bayer CropScience & Trendlines Group Ltd. jointly starts ProJini Agchem

   The Bayer Trendlines Ag Innovation Fund ("the Fund"), set up by Bayer CropScience LP ("Bayer") and The Trendlines Group Ltd. ("Trendlines") (SGX: 42T) (OTCQX: TRNLY), announced the establishment of ProJini Agchem Ltd. ("ProJini Agchem"), a new company focused on developing a platform technology to de...Read more


Bayer to launch new cotton trait “ThryvOn Technology”  

   Bayer is set to launch a new cotton trait, called ThryvOn technology, in the early 2020s. It specifically targets thrips species and tarnished plant bugs, which could help reduce the need for a foliar insecticide application.  “We believe that once available, this technology system will p...Read more


ChemChina, & Sinochem merge agricultural assets-Syngenta

ChemChina and Sinochem (600500.SS) are consolidating their agricultural assets into a new holding company to be called Syngenta Group, ChemChina unit Syngenta said on Sunday.  Chen Lichtenstein, current president and CEO of Shenzhen-listed crop protection company ADAMA (000553.SZ), which will also be incorpo...Read more


UPL gets approval for Rs 353-cr pesticide unit expansion in Gujarat

Agrochemical firm UPL has received the environment clearance from the government for its Rs 353.43 crore pesticide unit expansion project in Bharuch district of Gujarat, according to official documents.  The environment ministry has given the go-ahead to the company for the proposed expansion project based o...Read more


ADAMA launches Prothioconazole-based Mixture, ARMERO

ADAMA Ltd. is one of the world's leading crop protection companies, has successfully obtained regulatory approval in its first market, Paraguay, for ARMERO™, its new dual-mode fungicide containing the active ingredients prothioconazole and mancozeb, benefiting from its new in-house production of pr...Read more


ADAMA & RiceTec Launches Herbicide-Tolerant Technology  

  The Max-Ace technology takes gives the rice enhanced tolerance to HighCard herbicide. HighCard is a unique and safe proprietary product made by ADAMA, which will be labelled for post emergence control of grassy weeds in rice, including red and weedy rice. HighCard will need to be applied sequentially befor...Read more


UPL and Biopreparáty enter into distribution agreement for biological fungicide

  The European Division of UPL and Biopreparáty, spol. s r. o., a Czech company specializing in biological plant protection products, announced that they entered into a distribution agreement for Polyversum® WP, a biological fungicide manufactured by Biopreparáty, spol. s r. o. Under terms...Read more


Gowan to acquire two new active ingredients from Bayer AG

Gowan Crop Protection Limited, an affiliate of Gowan Company, L.L.C., announced that it has entered into agreements with Bayer AG to acquire  rights to the active ingredients Fenamidone and Pencycuron.  The acquisition includes product registrations and trademarks including Consento™, Reason™...Read more